Kerala, a state on India’s tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife, National parks.
|Location||A state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India . It is bordered by Arabian Sea on the west, Karnataka on the north and northeast and Tamilnadu on the east.|
|Total Area||Approx 38, 863 square kilometers|
|Capital||Thiruvananthapuram; Old name: Trivandrum|
|Religion||Hinduism, Christianity and Islam|
|Local Time||GMT + 5.5 hrs|
|Monsoon||June – September|
|State Animal||Indian Elephant|
|State Bird||The Great Hornbill|
|State Flower||Golden shower tree|
|Major Airport||Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kozhikode and Kannur|
|No. of districts||14 [Northern: Kasargode, Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram; Central: Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam, Idukki; Southern: Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam]|
Arrival at Mangalore Airport and drive to Nileshwaram, on arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay in Bekal/Nileshwaram.
After breakfast visit Bekal fort , Kappil beach. Afternoon visit Kareem’s forest. Overnight stay in Bekal/Nileshwaram.
After breakfast drive to Wayanad, on arrival check into the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Resort.
After breakfast transfer to Thekkady, On arrival check into the hotel, Rest of the day free for own activities , O/n stay at hotel.
Morning Transfer to House Boat Point Check in at houseboat. Houseboat cruise is the best way to explore the beauty of backwaters , seen in breathing green, the village slumbers by the Vembanadu Lake , Lunch, Evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, dinner & Overnight stay in the House Boat.
After breakfast drop to Kozhikode Airport ( 110 km ).